The table below looks at the statistics for HQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank - - 637
Contract jobs citing HQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21318 21626 20289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.89% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14625 14536 12990
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 448 418
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

HQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

HQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HQL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HQL within the UK.

HQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK